Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Texas, right after cardiovascular disease. This wicked illness is the root cause of intense emotional and physical pain on both patients and families. Not only do residents of the Longhorn State … Continue reading

Let’s face it, when you live with a chronic disease, some days are just harder to get through than others. At times, feelings of isolation and the uncertainty of your circumstances weigh heavy.  You may feel hesitant to seek constant … Continue reading

Being middle class in America is not always what it’s cracked up to be. Just ask Donna McCarty. She and her husband Frank did everything “right” when it came to planning for retirement. Her job as a director and teacher … Continue reading

Imagine you have a chronic disease. It’s not hard – roughly half of all American adults are living with at least one chronic condition.   Now, imagine you just learned your insurance co-pay for the medications you need will cost … Continue reading

When people are first diagnosed with cancer, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, or any chronic illness, friends and family rally around. They provide food, gifts, and all kinds of offers of help. But then everyone goes back to their regular life, usually … Continue reading